Use of budget systems including: Line-Item Budgeting. Public Sector Financial Management: Project :Using the available literature, compare and contrast the use of budget systems including: Line-Item Budgeting; Planning Programming Budgeting Systems (PPBS) and Planning Programming Budgeting and Execution (PPBE); and, Performance-Based Budgeting in terms of their main elements and the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
1- Use any part of the paper attached “Budgeting Systems’ paper” but you should rewrite any part by your own words.
2- Use the “Marking Guide” below to improve the paper.
3- Use more than 10 references (Quality of sources (peer-reviewed journals, etc.) look at number 2 of “Marking Guide” below.
4- Word Count 4000 – excluding references
5- You can use the book attached “Canadian Public-Sector Financial Management Third Edition. By Graham, Andrew”
Use of budget systems including: Line-Item Budgeting
1. Statement of Problem or Issue
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